Corrections officer accused of having drugs at prison

GREENE COUNTY - A corrections officer was arrested for allegedly having a controlled substance on prison premises.

Greene County Sheriff Lemmie Smith says Devetta Stokes, from Greenville, was arrested on August 26.

Sheriff Smith says Stokes was assisting Maury Corrections when she was arrested.

She's charged with possession of a controlled substance at a prison, possession of a controlled substance schedule III, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

She's under a $6,000 secured bond and is due in court on September 26.

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